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Jun 25, 2013 10:44 PM by Annie Snead

Aurora police review panel on destroyed evidence

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates said Tuesday that an expert panel will analyze what led the department to mistakenly destroy DNA in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009. The panel is being asked to produce a public report with recommendations by Nov. 1.

The members of the review panel are:

- Aurora Deputy Chief Terry Jones, chairman

- Colorado Senior Assistant Attorney General Julie Selsberg

- Retired Colorado Springs Police Chief Richard Myers, a former commissioner at the national Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies

- Colorado State University Chief of Police Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt

- Chief Deputy District Attorney Ann Tomsic, 18th Judicial District

- Aurora Police Cmdr. Fran Gomez

- Still to be named is a senior assistant to be assigned by 17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young

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